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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 18, 2022

Save timestamp captured for stream files

I would like to understand what IFS objects are NOT backed up on a regular basis. I can tell that easily with QSYS objects because the save timestamp has always been captured at the object level. For stream files, no save timestamp exists. Not everyone has BRMS which can retain object details to determine when things were saved.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 15, 2022
    Moving this to Uncommitted Candidate while we continue to evaluate.
  • Guest
    Jun 10, 2022
    Thank you for submitting this request.

    To clarify, the save date/time for QSYS objects is only captured when the UPDHST parameter on the save command is set to *YES. It seems like it is always saved because the default for that parameter is *YES. Users can set it to *NO and then the save date/time will not be captured.

    Moving this to 'Under Consideration' for the team to investigate further.
  • Guest
    May 22, 2022

    Please make that Date and Time stamp of when saved.